Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 79 113
Rank change year-on-year +13 +34 +109
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1,331 1,064 1,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.37% 3.59% 2.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.90% 22.25% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 959 985
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,000 £60,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -1.23%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 6,368 4,782 4,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.90% 16.11% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,308 4,090 3,986
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +15 567 £38,500 -3.75% 56
Surrey +12 348 £37,500 +20.97% 35
Berkshire +30 305 £38,000 -11.03% 17
Hampshire +10 243 £35,000 +2.19% 26
Buckinghamshire +63 183 £35,000 - 23
Oxfordshire -60 79 £42,500 -2.86% 16
Kent +21 70 £32,250 +5.74% 7
West Sussex -17 54 £32,500 -9.72% 6
East Sussex -7 34 £40,000 +37.93% 9
Middlesex +11 4 £37,500 +19.05% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £87,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 890 (66.87%) Windows
2 789 (59.28%) Microsoft
3 780 (58.60%) Active Directory
4 542 (40.72%) Windows Server
5 442 (33.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 404 (30.35%) VMware
7 326 (24.49%) Windows 10
8 302 (22.69%) SharePoint
9 287 (21.56%) Microsoft Office
10 280 (21.04%) ITIL
11 268 (20.14%) Firewall
12 265 (19.91%) Hyper-V
13 262 (19.68%) MS Exchange
14 256 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 243 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 235 (17.66%) Windows 7
17 203 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 191 (14.35%) Citrix
19 188 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
20 183 (13.75%) SCCM
21 178 (13.37%) Cisco
22 166 (12.47%) TCP/IP
22 166 (12.47%) SQL
23 146 (10.97%) SQL Server
23 146 (10.97%) MCSE
24 140 (10.52%) LAN
25 137 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
26 133 (9.99%) Migration
27 130 (9.77%) WAN
27 130 (9.77%) DNS

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 302 (22.69%) SharePoint
2 262 (19.68%) MS Exchange
3 114 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 94 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 73 (5.48%) Skype for Business
6 65 (4.88%) IIS
7 56 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 38 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
10 23 (1.73%) WebLogic
10 23 (1.73%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.43%) Apache
11 19 (1.43%) CMS
12 16 (1.20%) JBoss
13 15 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.45%) MS Project Server
17 5 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 287 (21.56%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.83%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.53%) AutoCAD
6 7 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.075%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.075%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 442 (33.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (5.56%) IaaS
4 67 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 61 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (3.98%) PaaS
7 37 (2.78%) SaaS
8 31 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (2.25%) OneDrive
10 13 (0.98%) G Suite
11 11 (0.83%) Yammer
12 10 (0.75%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.30%) Serverless
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 268 (20.14%) Firewall
2 166 (12.47%) TCP/IP
3 140 (10.52%) LAN
4 130 (9.77%) DNS
4 130 (9.77%) WAN
5 114 (8.56%) DHCP
6 98 (7.36%) VPN
7 80 (6.01%) VoIP
8 59 (4.43%) SAN
9 55 (4.13%) Skype
10 49 (3.68%) Network Security
11 35 (2.63%) VLAN
11 35 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
12 28 (2.10%) Intranet
13 27 (2.03%) Internet
14 24 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (1.73%) Wireless
16 16 (1.20%) SMS
16 16 (1.20%) Wireshark
17 14 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.10%) Power BI
3 14 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (0.98%) MySQL
5 12 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.30%) Big Data
11 3 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.23%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.15%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 24 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 7 (0.53%) JIRA
3 4 (0.30%) MSI
4 3 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.075%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.075%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.075%) JMeter
6 1 (0.075%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.075%) Selenium
6 1 (0.075%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.075%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 114 (8.56%) Finance
2 82 (6.16%) Advertising
3 36 (2.70%) Legal
3 36 (2.70%) Marketing
4 33 (2.48%) Retail
5 30 (2.25%) Law
6 19 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.90%) Publishing
8 10 (0.75%) Back Office
9 9 (0.68%) Games
10 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.075%) Banking
12 1 (0.075%) French Language
12 1 (0.075%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.075%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.075%) Local Government
12 1 (0.075%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.075%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 313 (23.52%) Analyst
2 194 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 181 (13.60%) IT Support
4 165 (12.40%) Support Analyst
5 122 (9.17%) Consultant
6 116 (8.72%) IT Engineer
7 97 (7.29%) IT Analyst
8 92 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 86 (6.46%) IT Support Engineer
10 83 (6.24%) 2nd Line Support
11 71 (5.33%) IT Support Analyst
12 69 (5.18%) Desktop Support
13 65 (4.88%) Architect
14 64 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 55 (4.13%) Service Analyst
16 54 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
16 54 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
17 50 (3.76%) Project Manager
18 49 (3.68%) Infrastructure Support
19 48 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (8.41%) .NET
2 69 (5.18%) HTML
3 45 (3.38%) CSS
4 31 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 22 (1.65%) Web Services
6 16 (1.20%) Middleware
7 15 (1.13%) Ajax
7 15 (1.13%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.83%) jQuery
8 11 (0.83%) REST
9 10 (0.75%) XML
10 8 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.53%) XSLT
12 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (0.45%) COM
12 6 (0.45%) JSON
13 5 (0.38%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.38%) React
13 5 (0.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 55 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 26 (1.95%) iPhone
7 24 (1.80%) User Experience
8 23 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.20%) Clustering
9 16 (1.20%) PKI
9 16 (1.20%) PMI
9 16 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 13 (0.98%) Replication
12 12 (0.90%) BYOD
12 12 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
12 12 (0.90%) EPoS
13 11 (0.83%) Private Cloud
14 10 (0.75%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 890 (66.87%) Windows
2 542 (40.72%) Windows Server
3 326 (24.49%) Windows 10
4 256 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 235 (17.66%) Windows 7
6 188 (14.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 106 (7.96%) Windows 8
8 59 (4.43%) Linux
9 23 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.58%) Windows XP
11 18 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.98%) Android
13 13 (0.98%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.53%) Unix
16 5 (0.38%) CentOS
17 4 (0.30%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.15%) Debian
18 2 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (21.04%) ITIL
2 137 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
3 133 (9.99%) Migration
4 117 (8.79%) Project Management
5 74 (5.56%) Presales
6 71 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 53 (3.98%) PRINCE2
8 53 (3.98%) Service Delivery
8 53 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 49 (3.68%) ITSM
10 42 (3.16%) Business Development
11 41 (3.08%) Problem Management
12 40 (3.01%) IT Strategy
13 38 (2.85%) Cybersecurity
14 37 (2.78%) CRM
15 34 (2.55%) Time Management
16 33 (2.48%) Service Management
17 32 (2.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 166 (12.47%) SQL
2 114 (8.56%) PowerShell
3 72 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 61 (4.58%) C#
5 18 (1.35%) C
6 12 (0.90%) Java
6 12 (0.90%) Python
7 7 (0.53%) PHP
7 7 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.38%) Perl
9 5 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.38%) VBScript
10 4 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.23%) C++
11 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.23%) Scala
12 2 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.15%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 203 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (10.97%) MCSE
3 59 (4.43%) Degree
4 53 (3.98%) MCP
5 50 (3.76%) Security Cleared
6 49 (3.68%) MCSA
7 45 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (2.85%) CCNA
9 37 (2.78%) A+ Certification
10 35 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (2.40%) MCITP
12 28 (2.10%) SC Cleared
12 28 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (1.73%) PMI Certification
14 16 (1.20%) MCTS
15 13 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
16 11 (0.83%) CISSP
17 10 (0.75%) CCNP
17 10 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.76%) SLA
2 29 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.13%) GDPR
4 14 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.98%) QA
6 8 (0.60%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.23%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.075%) GAMP
9 1 (0.075%) GCP
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 780 (58.60%) Active Directory
2 265 (19.91%) Hyper-V
3 243 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (6.24%) XenApp
5 73 (5.48%) XenDesktop
6 53 (3.98%) vSphere
7 45 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (1.20%) DFS Replication
9 16 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.90%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.45%) vCloud
13 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.30%) Firmware
16 3 (0.23%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.23%) NDS
Systems Management
1 183 (13.75%) SCCM
2 49 (3.68%) SCOM
3 39 (2.93%) Backup Exec
4 27 (2.03%) WSUS
5 18 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (1.13%) OPNET
6 15 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.53%) FortiGate
8 7 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.45%) Nagios
9 6 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.38%) Ansible
10 5 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.30%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.30%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.30%) vRealize
12 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 789 (59.28%) Microsoft
2 404 (30.35%) VMware
3 191 (14.35%) Citrix
4 178 (13.37%) Cisco
5 78 (5.86%) HP
6 65 (4.88%) Google
7 48 (3.61%) SolarWinds
8 45 (3.38%) Apple
9 38 (2.85%) Riverbed
10 33 (2.48%) Oracle
11 32 (2.40%) Avaya
12 29 (2.18%) Veeam
13 25 (1.88%) Dell
14 21 (1.58%) ServiceNow
14 21 (1.58%) Symantec
15 20 (1.50%) Capita
16 19 (1.43%) Meraki
17 16 (1.20%) Palo Alto
18 15 (1.13%) Dynatrace
19 14 (1.05%) SonicWALL